APS Member/Author: Cindi May and Jaclyn Hennessey Ford At some point in your life, you will likely experience the anxiety of sitting in a hospital room, waiting for a serious medical diagnosis. Even those lucky enough to avoid that situation will likely accompany a loved one—a parent, grandparent or child—who More
New research shows recalling memories from a third-person perspective changes how your brain processes them. When you take the third-person point of view, you are the narrator of job obstacles and career disappointments. The practice of self-distancing, however, gives you the view of an observer, widening your perspective and helping More
A sample of articles on emotion regulation, violent media, parent’s role in addressing children’s racial bias, memory repression, bittersweetness, the measurement of implicit bias, and a solution for barriers to compassion. More
In 1924 Encyclopædia Britannica published a two-volume history of the 20th century thus far. More than 80 authors—professors and politicians, soldiers and scientists—contributed chapters to These Eventful Years: The Twentieth Century in the Making as Told by Many of Its Makers. But the book’s sprawling 1,300pages never mention the catastrophic influenza pandemic that More
A sample of research on automation and attitudes toward immigration, aging and memory decline, recognizing faces in everyday objects, the effect of pollution on unethical behavior, motor simulation, impulsivity and psychopathology, and discrimination and stereotypes. More
APS Past President Gordon H. Bower (1932-2020) Gordon H. Bower, a research psychologist who spent more than half a century studying how the brain learns and remembers, as well as a host of related subjects, and who was among the leaders in his field, died on June 17 at his More
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